Along with doing your laundry and appreciating your parents, enjoying the taste of arugula is another sign that you’re growing up. This little green guy is packed with protein and potassium and is basically one of the best foods you can give your body. And with creative ways to sneak arugula into whatever meal you’re feasting on, this veggie is no longer just for salads (although it’s still worth tossing from time to time). Add it to pasta, chicken, pizza, even grilled cheese to give your meal a healthy punch. Go on, give your bod the green it needs.
2. Springtime Mushroom + Asparagus White Burrata Pizza With Balsamic Drizzle: There’s no better way to eat your veggies than to put them on top of bread and cheese. (via Half Baked Harvest)
5. Salad Sicilia: There’s a major crunch factor from the nuts, sweetness from the orange and bitterness from the radish. Basically you’ve covered all sensations that could possibly happen in your mouth at the same time. (via Delicious Days)
14. Arugula with Yogurt Dressing and Granola: The creator of this recipe created a different salad every day for a month, so the combinations got pretty unique. Here’s day 25 in all its granola-y, yogurt-y, argula-y glory. (via Kitchen Corners)
17. Buckwheat Blini With Caramelized Shallots, Wilted Arugula and Crème Fraîche: Serving this hors d’oeuvres at your next get together? You fancy, huh? (via Eat Live Travel Write)
What other ways can you sneak arugula into your favorite dishes? Did we miss any super unique salad ingredients? Let us know in the comments below.